The Language Of Chemistry

Eric lay still on the bed, allowing his body to absorb the cool air steadily blowing from the air-conditioner. He enjoyed the calmness of the mood lighting in the room, and appreciated that it was currently the only source of light surrounding him. His mind raced back to his meeting with Carmen just a few hours ago. […]

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The Rock Star In Funké Michaels

By Divine Muragijimana I will never forget meeting Funké. It is the kind of meeting that you replay in your head, over and over again, wondering if you dreamed the whole encounter. During my time as Editor-in-Chief of Applause Africa, an online magazine dedicated to showcasing innovation and success within the African Diaspora, I took […]

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Finding Your Person

By Vivienne Amijee They say that once you have done something for 21 days consecutively it becomes a habit. Well, I have two habits that I love. 1) Working out at 0430 hours (4:30 am) every morning and 2) watching Grey’s Anatomy. I LOVE Grey’s Anatomy. Every day I run home from work so that by […]

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It’s October – Grab That Boob!

By Kye Makyeli So, it’s October again. For those who know, it’s Breast Cancer Awareness month and I would like to begin by expounding on the title of this blog post; but first, STORY TIME! Vanessa (not her real name) never really knew the severity of breast cancer, probably because of the fact that it […]

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October 15th – Pregnancy And Infant Loss Day

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  • Oct 15, 2015
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By Wanjiru Kihusa We are in October. October! Just the other day we were saying “Happy New Year”, followed by a myriad of complaints about how hot January was and how broke we were. It feels like I lay my head down to sleep and 5 minutes later the alarm starts blaring. *Sigh*. If I […]

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8 Things You Didn’t Know About Breast Cancer

By Mahbuba Matovu October, the month for breast cancer awareness, is here. I must say, it took me a few good years to realize that breast cancer awareness month was more about educating the masses about the disease, and not about expanding my collection of pink things. Oh wait, allow me to introduce myself. My name is […]

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Powerful African Goddess: Cynthia Munwangari

  • by Salha Kaitesi
  • Oct 08, 2015
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Dans le cadre de notre série intitulée:  Powerful African Goddess, ElleAfrique a récemment eu le plaisir et l’honneur d’interviewer Cynthia Munwangari – Jeune créatrice et modele ainsi que initiatrice et fondatrice du project: Bujumbura Fashion Week et Cy’Mun Collection.  Avec nous, Cynthia partage ses idées et sa perspective sur le Burundi, la mode, le rôle de […]

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So, You’re a Feminist?

By Angela Semanda.   “So you’re a feminist?”, a common, almost accusatory, question that I hear from time to time. To which I reply, “No- no, I better describe myself as a women’s woman. The truth is, I don’t want to be associated with those groups of women that flaunt unshaven parts and have questionable […]

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Qui Fouillera Ton Sac à Main?: Mes 6 Vérités Sur L’amitié

By Aline Tou « L’ami aime en tout temps ; dans le malheur il devient un frère. »(La Bible version Louis Segond, Proverbes 17 :17)   L’AMOUR, vaste sujet, qui nous pousse à  lire des magazines, des blogs, à faire des quizz en 8 questions pour savoir en additionnant des ronds, des carrés et des rectangles, quelle amoureuse […]

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